Sunday, April 11, 2010

Read-a-thon/Sleep-a-thon: Update Two

It's now 5:30 PM on Sunday here in Japan. So what have I been doing since my update this morning? Well, ummm... I was reading The Wind-up Bird Chronicle. On the sofa. I started feeling sleepy again, and somehow I ended up taking a nap. For THREE HOURS! That's in addition to sleeping about 6 hours last night. Ooops! When I woke up I decided to exercise to get some energy and switched to listening to the audiobook of The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman, which I just finished a little while ago. Yay! Ok, I was about halfway into it already but it's nice to finish at least one book this weekend. I'm going to spend some time online now visiting some read-a-thoners! I feel like I've completely missed out on the community aspect this time around from sleeping during most of it, not doing any mini-challenges, and not getting around to cheer on other readers. Oh well, I hope my #readathonfail has been #readathonwin for everyone else! :)

24 Hour Read-a-thonTime Spent Reading (since last update): 1 Hr 20 Min. reading + 1 Hr 30 Min. audio
Pages Read (since last update): 48 + approx. 100 pages*
*I read and listened to The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ with the Enhanced Edition on my iPhone which doesn't list page numbers, but rather the percentage of the book you've read so far, including extras. I started reading it earlier in the week and when I began today I was 55% into the book. Amazon.com lists the hardcover at 256 pages, so I'm purely guessing that the story equivalent that I listened to today would be about 100 pages.

Total Time Spent Reading: 2 Hr 50 Min. (+ 1 Hr 30 Min. audio)
Total Pages Read: 88 (+ approx. 100 = audio equivalent)

Books Completed: 1 (The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman)
Currently reading: Blogs, The Wind-up Bird Chronicle

Read-a-thon

Food/Drink Consumed: Lunch = a sandwich, vegetable juice, and a handful of salt and vinegar chips. Now drinking a mug of milky tea.  

Keep on reading on!


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6 comments:

  1. I've slept much longer! Go go go!

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  2. Congrats on finishing a book! Happy reading!

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  3. I had a two hour nap around eight or so this morning. It helped a lot.

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  4. Don't let those eyes droop
    head out on the stoop
    get some fresh air
    before heading back to that chair
    pick up your book
    take another look
    read, read, read

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  5. Wonderful job on the Read-a-Thon! Way to go! I'll be looking forward to reading with you on October. Keep on rocking and reading, read-a-thoner! It's been lots of fun! :D

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  6. Congrats on finishing the Read-a-Thon. I talked about my first time joining on Sunday Salon: Read-a-thon Wrap-Up

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